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Resilient Cities in the Pacific

Disaster risk reduction and climate resilience city development strategy. P4SD team members assisted the Samoan Planning and Urban Management Authority complete one of the first city development strategies in the Pacific. The work generated the city structure plan based on the outcomes of extensive community engagement and involvement and using the ‘ridge to reef’ landscape planning approach. The City Development Strategy programmed the subsequent production of Sustainable Management Plans, as the key planning instruments under the Planning and Urban Management Act, 2004. The project continues a 15 year relationship P4SD members have with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) in providing a strategic land use planning system in the country.

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Apia Resilient City Development Strategy